fracking

Explore the Oil and Gas Development That Threatens Theodore Roosevelt’s Backyard

When a young Theodore Roosevelt owned and operated a cattle ranch in the badlands of western North Dakota in the […]

The DeChristopher Effect

How Years of Controversy over Drilling for Energy in the Southwest Could Result in Compromise

On December 19, 2008, during the last few weeks of the Bush Administration, an oil and gas lease auction captured […]

A fracking well outside of Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

Reducing the Harmful Impacts of Oil and Gas Development Near Theodore Roosevelt National Park

“I have always said I would not have been President had it not been for my experience in North Dakota.” […]

Ted, Jonathan, Maite, Mark Miller (NPS Chief of Resource Stewardship & Science, Southeast Utah Group parks), and Luke at Arches National Park.

Four Stops, One Destination

Meeting Visionary Mom Maite Arce in Her Quest to Protect and Enjoy Desert Parks

It was hands-down the most impressive lightning storm I have ever seen. Last month, I was driving out of Arches […]

A fracking well in the Bakken shale formation.

NPCA, Park Ranger Group Take Fracking Message to Congress

Earlier this year, NPCA released an in-depth look at fracking’s impact on our national parks in the report, National Parks […]